Our alumni

Many of our alumni have become inspirational leaders, making a positive difference in Australia and around the world. They’ve championed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights, written prizewinning books and won Olympic gold medals. Our alumni are exploring uncharted territory in global medicine and science and continue to change our national and worldwide agendas. Here are some of their powerful stories.

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Alumni spotlight

Meet our alumni who are crossing new frontiers through their research, achievements and contributions to society.

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Prominent alumni

Sydney’s eminent alumni form a star-studded list that spans prime ministers to scientists, Olympians, writers, senior economists, artists and actors.

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Alumni in the news

Read about our alumni whose achievements and discoveries are making a splash in the media.


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Alumni recognition

Each year the contributions of our alumni are formally recognised by awards, from Australian honours to international awards such as the Nobel Prize and the Rhodes Scholarship.